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Rev Henry Francis Colby

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Rev Henry Francis Colby

Birth
Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 8 May 1915 (aged 72)
Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, USA
Burial Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, USA
Plot Sec: 113 Lot: 50
Memorial ID 92366368 View Source

Pastor for 35 years of the venerable First Baptist Church of Dayton. He was from a prominent Eastern family and enjoyed a distinguished ministerial career. He ministered to many of Dayton's most influential families (Thresher, Barney, Huffman, McCann, Beaver, Deeds, to name a few) as well as the ordinary people of the town equally. He served on many denominational boards and leadership positions, including what is now Denison University. He is buried in a family lot along with his wife and children and their African-American butler, Julius Caesar Hays.

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The cemetery database has his name as "Henry Francis Coby."


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